Baker’s Dozen: Most Insightful Stories of 2014

I have not done a considerable amount of writing in 2014 (21 blogs to be exact) for me to pleased about. Life does get in the way. It was a good and bad thing. The good is that I’m not using my laptop excessively. The bad is that I missed some opportunities to write about…

The Challenge to Break The “Political Glass Ceiling”

“When will Iowa elect a woman to Congress?” From Roxanne Conlin to Lynn Cutler, from Bonnie Campbell to Elaine Baxter to Marianne Miller-Meeks and Joni Ernst, Iowa get a scornful finger wagging for being unable to break past the proverbial “glass ceiling” with respects to women advancing beyond elected state government and representing Iowa in…